Samuel Allen Wilcox

Male22 March 1819–7 April 1898

Brief Life History of Samuel Allen

When Samuel Allen Wilcox was born on 22 March 1819, in Norfolk, St. Lawrence, New York, United States, his father, Silas Wilcox, was 23 and his mother, Margaret Belinda Allen, was 21. He married Martha Bolton Parker on 17 January 1838, in Mountain, Stormont Dundas and Glengarry, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Franklin Township, Fremont, Iowa, United States in 1860. He died on 7 April 1898, in Cedar Fort, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Cedar Fort, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Allen Wilcox
Martha Bolton Parker
Marriage: 17 January 1838
Malinda Wilcox
Lucy Wilcox
Sarah Jane Wilcox
John Dingman Wilcox
Asenath Viola Wilcox
Adam Wilcox
Samuel Allen Wilcox Jr.
Joseph Wilcox
Silas McCaslin Wilcox
Phebe Roseltha Wilcox
Boyd Extine Wilcox
David Almearn Wilcox

Sources (117)

  • Saml Wilcox, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Samuel A. Wilcox in entry for Annie C. Wilcox, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
  • Samuel Wilcox, "United States Census, 1840"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 January 1838Mountain, Stormont Dundas and Glengarry, Ontario, Canada
  • Children (12)

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    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)

    1820 · Making States Equal

    Age 1

    The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.


    Age 8

    Historical Boundaries: 1827: Hancock, Illinois, United States

    1841 · The Nauvoo Legion

    Age 22

    In 1841, the Nauvoo Legion was organized. It was a group of men formed to protect the people of Nauvoo but also fought in different wars. Joseph Smith was the Lieutenant General of this group. Other leaders included Brigham Young, John C. Bennett, and others. They were part of the Illinois Mormon War (1844-1846), Mexican-American War (March of California, Capture of Tucson), Indian Wars (Battle Creek Massacre, Battle of Fort Utah, Walker War, Ute Black Hawk War, Mountain Meadows Massacre), American Civil War, and Morrisite War. The Legion was disbanded in 1887.

    Name Meaning

    English (Yorkshire, Lancashire, and Flintshire): variant of Wilcock , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. This form of the surname is based on the pronunciation.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Story Highlight

    A Famous Utah Pioneer Child Anna Christina Peterson Wilcox 1856-1934

    Anna Christina PETERSON WILCOX Cedar Fort Cemetery Utah County, Utah Wilcox, Anna Christina Peterson 1856 - 1934 A Famous Utah Pioneer Child Born in Copenhagen, Denmark, died in Cedar Fort 18 …

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